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Day eyeing US Open fightback after 79


Golf Association toughens up the setup a little, although it would be hard to lengthen the course from the 7,845 yards it played on Thursday. Rickie Fowler , a 2016 Olympian, is playing with Hideki Matsuyama of Japan and Jon Rahm of Spain in the first two rounds. Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo explains his post-Champions League final haircut


His response to the challenge was emphatic and no-one can question Ronaldo is the equal of Messi after he drew level with the Barcelona striker on four Champions League winners' medals - three with Madrid and the first with United. "We have won three Champions Leagues in four seasons so we have to be in that category", he said . Gareth Bale , like Modric a former Tottenham player, had been the focus of the build-up to the game but Modric proved crucial to Madrid's successful defence ... Read More »

Tyson Foods Employee Among Victims at GOP Baseball Shooting


Matt previously served on Congressional staff for Representatives Walberg and Camp, as well as serving on the staff of State Representative David Palsrok". The company says Matt Mika is a director of government relations in its Washington, D.C. office. "We're awaiting word on his condition. We're deeply concerned about him and his family". Read More »

Jeremy Maclin not happy with way Chiefs told him of release


Which who knows if that's true or not? I would just think that. a guy who is going into his ninth year would know if he's being shopped or not. On Thursday, Maclin told PFT Live that he was shocked to learn he had been released . "I think he wasn't very happy with the amount of touches he got previous year in Kansas City but he never once criticized the team or the media despite the chances we gave him to". Read More »

McDonald's ends Olympic sponsorship deal 3 years early


The IOC , giving the reasons behind the divorce, wrote: "In today's rapidly evolving business landscape, we understand that McDonald's is looking to focus on different business priorities". McDonald's is the latest sponsor to walk away from the Olympics. The restaurant became an official Olympic sponsor in 1976 and has been ever since. Read More »

NBA GM "Convinced" The Celtics Will Draft Josh Jackson


Joan Phalen, the assistant director of academic support at DeMatha High School in Hyattsville, Maryland, said Stevens called her and wanted to know how Fultz learns and deals with disappointment. "I can see myself playing here", Fultz said. The 6-foot-4 guard believes he would fit well alongside D'Angelo Russell, the Lakers' similarly sized third-year guard. Read More »

Unseeded, just 20, Ostapenko wins French Open for 1st title

And also sometimes I was making too many unforced errors . "I wasn't even thinking about it", she said. However, history looked a long way from repeating itself when she was a point away from being a set and 4-0 down to the no.3 seed. "It's an fantastic thing", Halep said in a gracious speech. "Jelena, enjoy it, be happy, because you are young like a kid". No man has ever won the same grand slam on 10 occasions. Read More »

Hussain: Pitch blameless in England's Pakistan loss

Debutant Rumman Raees claimed 2 for 44 and the recalled Shadab Khan nabbed the key wicket of Joe Root as a collective display from the bowlers shackled an England batting lineup renowned for its destructive capabilities. Well though Pakistan bowled, the knowledge they had struggled to get to 237 in seeing off Sri Lanka in the Welsh capital just two days earlier was a stark reminder to England of what might have been had they managed to set a total of around 250-270. Read More »

Stephen Curry Says He 'Probably' Wouldn't Visit Donald Trump at White House

Durant also became the third player to win a championship and have at least four scoring titles, joining Jordan and Wilt Chamberlain. With these facts known about Trump's "racist, misogynistic" attributes will the Golden State Warriors succumb to celebritized pressure to visit the White House or will they take a stand and ride with the people? As good as the team that Cleveland beat was, the latest edition with NBA Finals Most Valuable Player Durant, who averaged 35.2 points and 8.4 ... Read More »

India beat Bangladesh to play Pakistan in Champions Trophy final

The nine-wicket demolition of Bangladesh exceeded even Virat Kohli's expectations but the skipper quickly played down the hype around the upcoming blockbuster Champions Trophy final against arch-rivals Pakistan . The final will take place at The Oval in London on Sunday (June 18). One last hurdle, a big game against Pakistan . But following what coach Mickey Arthur labelled a "shambolic" display, Pakistan recovered to beat South Africa , the top-ranked team in this eight-nation ... Read More »

National Basketball Association front offices think LeBron James could leave Cleveland in one year

James signed a three-year, $100 million contract with the Cavaliers last summer. James posted a video to Instagram on Thursday showing him bouncing around the weight room while the Warriors were busy on their championship parade. teams". "Not only is there no guarantee he's coming back, I'm not sure there is an expectation he's re-signing there", Yahoo NBA reporter Adrian Wojnarowski said on his podcast Wednesday. Read More »

The NBA Finals Loss Finally Made LeBron James Embrace Going Bald

Follicly, however, James has always been a step or two behind the competition. But when he did take it off, fans got to take in his full, if not necessarily thick, head of hair. That could mean the Cavs need to make a move - possibly trying to turn Kevin Love into a different player via trade - but mostly, it means LeBron James has to be at his best again and ready to play nearly every minute of every game against the Warriors . Read More »

Another major trophy in Zidane's young coaching career


The final also saw a return to home soil for Welsh global captain and Real Madrid winger Gareth Bale , who appeared as a 77th-minute substitute for forward Karim Benzema . "My family is happy and I am happy so, yeah, we will continue what we are doing". Bale also became the first Welshman to win the trophy three times - he also won it with Real last season and in 2014 - edging ahead of Ian Rush, Ryan Giggs and Joey Jones. Read More »

Lions to dedicate tour to London victims, says Warburton


Down 3-0 to a Sexton penalty goal, a Gatland bomb was left to bounce by Lions fullback Stuart Hogg and fell back into the Barbarians' grateful arms. "The doctor is confident they will be fine". But the Baabass were not deterred and replied with the sole try of the half orchestrated by Warren Gatland's son, Bryn, risky up-and-under came spiralling back to earth deep inside the Lions 22. Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo in numbers


On an individual level I was very good too", Ronaldo said after receiving the award. [Gianluigi] Buffon will still be the Juventus goalkeeper next year, Andrea Barzagli will still be with us. We knew we were playing against a very strong team. "It is a key component in success". "The only criticism I could make is that after conceding the second goal, we should have stayed in the game". Read More »

Warriors Troll The Cavs With "Quickie" Shirts

The team visited the White House in February 2016 after becoming the 2015 National Basketball Association champions and met President Barack Obama . The Warriors are also headed to San Francisco, where they broke ground this year on a new arena slated to open in 2019. What is the future for Kerr, who had to take time off during the NBA Finals because of lingering back problems? Nash, 43, began working with Golden State in November of 2015. Read More »

Irish player set to captain Lions against Maori All Blacks


The All Blacks and Lions also have in common a strong sense of respect for their opponents this weekend. Sean O'Brien - Leinster, Ireland 8. Might as well start with the Lions tour, because the whole thing went up a level on Saturday night when they knocked over the previously unbeaten Crusaders, the top ranked team in Super Rugby. Read More »

LeBron James posts freaky and puzzling Instagram video


Andrew Wiggins has faired very well since being at the Timberwolves, yet imagine how well he would be doing if he was with Cleveland. Although LeBron has been able to prosper with personal accomplishments, he has struggled to achieve a solid team for a long period of time. Read More »

AB de Villiers to lead South Africa in T20I series against England


We know as a team that the only way you're going to get people to stop talking about it is if you actually win an event. The manner of that unraveling - the speed and the shot selection and the sheer stun-value of three run-outs by one of the most athletic teams on the worldwide circuit - is what disappointed de Villiers most. Read More »

Hearing underway for frat brothers in Penn St pledge's death

The Beta Theta Pi fraternity has been permanently banned from the university following Piazza's death. BELLEFONTE , Pa. - A preliminary hearing is underway in the case of 18 Penn State fraternity brothers accused in the death of a 19-year-old pledge earlier this year. Read More »

Everton complete deal for Ajax midfielder Davy Klaassen

Everton have boosted their ranks for next season by signing Ajax Amsterdam's Netherlands midfielder Davy Klaassen and promising young Sunderland goalkeeper Jordan Pickford on Thursday. The figures don't quite hit the €30m and €100k a week that De Telegraaf were originally hoping for on behalf of Ajax and Klaassen, but there's probably pleasant surprise Everton went so close. Read More »

Kyrie Irving on LeBron James' performance in the Finals: "He's freaking awesome"

It's forceful. "Nothing should distract from what we were able to accomplish together, the different kind of ceremonies and the traditions that have happened around championship-winning teams ". "We felt like Kevin could come in and help us and, like I said, make it all complete", Green said. "He'll probably be back in the gym the start of July getting ready for next season, so I've probably got to beat him to the gym ", Durant said. Read More »